Sunday 2nd May Weekly News and Prayers.
Bean Valley Benefice. Aston, Bramfied, Stapleford, Waterford and Watton at Stone
Loving God and Loving our Neighbour
FIFTH SUNDAY of EASTER ‘MAY SONGS OF PRAISE’ May 2nd
Jesus says: ‘I am the vine, you are the branches...’ Click the link in our newsletter and on our church websites for our You Tube Sunday Service Celebration of May-time hope and joy in the beauty of the countryside and changing seasons https://youtu.be/kCwifErO_pY
Today’s hymns have been chosen by our churchwardens, who all work so hard to maintain our village churches, even more so during the pandemic. Thank you again to Natalie for this week’s service. SERVICES IN CHURCH TODAY Sunday 2nd May Join us for a short socially distanced service of Holy Communion (without singing) 9 30am St Andrew and St Mary’s Watton 11 15am St Mary’s Stapleford and 11 15am St Michael and All Angels Waterford You are welcome to attend a service in any church on any Sunday Face coverings in church are compulsory, 2 metres distanced seats are marked, Keep social distance at all times. Do not enter if you are isolating or vulnerable. Sanitiser provided as you enter and leave. Holy Communion in one kind (wafer only). Names of attendees kept for 21 days for test + trace. PLEASE CHECK UPDATES in Thought for the day and each week’s newsletter. Please take care, take all the precautions you can to stay safe.
LOOKING AHEAD IN OUR CHURCHES Sunday 9 th May 11 15am St Andrew’s Bramfield 11am St Mary’s Aston (outside if fine)
Collect for the 5
th Sunday of Easter
Risen Christ, your wounds declare your love for the world
and the wonder of your risen life:
Give us compassion and courage to risk ourselves for those we serve,
to the glory of God the Father. Amen
News letter attached.